Annual Report 2015-2016 - 14
Howes Establish Community
Engineering Technology Hosts Tour for
Frederick Howe, professor emeritus of educational
foundations, and his wife, Marilyn Howe, '77, a retired
educator, established two four-year scholarships for
full-time incoming ﬁrst-year students beginning in
fall 2016. The scholarships are designed for Western
New York students who participated in communityservice projects in high school and who are committed
to continuing community-service work as college
The School of the Professions held a private reception
and tour of the Engineering Technology Department for
more than 20 local, national, and international companies
in November 2015. Solar City, Moog, and Empire
State Development Corporation were just a few of the
businesses in attendance. Guests observed state-of-theart equipment demonstrations while networking with
students, alumni, faculty, and manufacturers.
13 Campus Community Participates in Bengals
Third-Graders Celebrate 'Spring into Science'
at Buffalo State.
Dare to Care Day.
About 75 third-graders from Buffalo's Hamlin Park
Claude and Ouida Clapp Academy (School 74) visited
Buffalo State on February 26, 2016, for a celebration of
Planetarium Day. "Spring into Science," the half-day
educational event, focused on the disciplines of science,
mathematics, engineering, and technology (STEM).
The visit was part of the Buffalo Public Schools STEM
Experience, a private-public partnership that uses
hands-on workshops, ﬁeld trips, and speakers to spark
student interest in the STEM ﬁelds.
forces on September 19, 2015, for the inaugural Bengals
Rotaract Club Contributes to Community.
Members of Buffalo State's Rotaract Club collected
school supplies for needy kids and new socks for the
homeless, assisted the Hertel Avenue farmers market,
and donated holiday gifts to clients of Baker Victory
Services during the fall 2015 semester. In total, the
50-member organization volunteered for more than
25 community engagement projects.
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Buffalo State students, faculty, and staff members joined
Dare to Care Day. The Volunteer and Service-Learning
Center coordinated the service day that focused on
hands-on projects in conjunction with several community
organizations. Projects included sorting donations at a city
homeless shelter, creating sculptures out of recycled tires,
and tending community gardens.
Community Meet and Greet Connects
Buffalo State students, faculty, and staff members had
an opportunity to interact with the college's neighbors
during the third annual Community Meet and Greet at the
Student Apartment Complex on Grant Street and Rockwell
Road on September 5, 2015. The free event, sponsored by
the Grant Allocation Committee and a Faculty-Student
Association grant, was open to participants of all ages and
featured carnival games, a scavenger hunt, food, music, and
prizes. Representatives from numerous campus groups